Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta’s speech last week on cyber is more significant than has been reported. Most of the coverage focused on Panetta’s grave warnings about cyber threats facing the nation, but the speech’s real significance, I think, concerns … Read more »
And so it ends, not with a bang but with a whimper. Despite letters from the Director of NSA, General Alexander and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Dempsey the motion to close the debate on the … Read more »
I didn’t get to attend this event today, as I am on the road, but NSA chief Gen. Keith Alexander spoke today at the American Enterprise Institute as part of this event. The video is available at CSPAN, but … Read more »
When Paul says that General Alexander’s response to Senator McCain’s letter over pending cybersecurity legislation is “unpersuasive,” I cannot tell whether Paul found it unpersuasive or whether he is referring to Senator McCain, who clearly found it unpersuasive. What I … Read more »
Yesterday, as Raff reported, General Keith Alexander (Cyber Command and NSA) wrote a letter to Senator McCain explaining his views and, implicitly supporting the Obama Administration’s proposal for a regulatory approach to cyber security. Senator McCain isn’t persuaded, as this … Read more »
That is the title of an informal essay of mine, just posted as part of a collection of essays on future challenges in national security by the members of the Hoover Institution Task Force on National Security and Law.
Here … Read more »
The New York Times reports today that the “Obama administration has adopted new procedures for using the Defense Department’s vast array of cyberwarfare capabilities in case of an attack on vital computer networks inside the United States, delicately navigating historic … Read more »